GRE Word List

CALLUS

area of thick hard skin

The meaning of the word callus is area of thick hard skin.

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WordMeaning
incredulitytendency to disbelief
nectardrink of the gods; sweet liquid collected by bees
abrasiverubbing away; tending to grind down
tantrumfit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
aerienest of a large bird of prey
foppishvain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
magnanimitygenerosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous
murkydark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
shovepush forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.
curmudgeonchurlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person